Our History

2019

Website Refresh, Newsletter, Social Media

Website Refresh, Newsletter, Social Media

2018

Fences Renovated

Fences Renovated

7 ft reinforced fence that allowed us to have 3 fenced play yards. 

2017

Alice joins CCPAL – Youtube and Transports

Alice joins CCPAL – Youtube and Transports

One of Marlene’s grandchildren was a student of Alice’s Husband. He introduced them and she began to do YouTube Videos for all pups. Set up out of state transports. 

2013

Puppy House Renovated

Puppy House Renovated

The puppy house was renovated to be able to house puppies indoors.  Whole area retiled, drywalled and painted.

2009

CCPAL shelter built

CCPAL shelter built

All kennels and storage buildings built. 

Money came from personal funds, car auctions and community.  Pipe creek water well donated holding tanks for water. 

2008

We split from Bandera Animal Control and become independent

We split from Bandera Animal Control and become independent

 There was a conflict between the non profit status and an animal control facility. 

Adoption trailer and truck was purchased. To try and get dogs adopted.

We took a trailer load – 60 cats to Magnolia, TX a no kill shelter. 

2004

We take over animal control for Bandera

We take over animal control for Bandera

Marlene got a call from a dispatcher at the Sheriff Department.  Do you want to manage the animal control service for Bandera? CCPAL was given access to the property to operate it.  

2002

CCPAL Founded

We got our 501(c) non profit status and officially become CCPAL

2002

First Dogs Adopted

First Dogs Adopted

Marlene was working with another organization and was frustrated they wouldn’t take black dogs to an adoption event. She wound up rounding up 23 black dogs and taking them home with her. Those dogs were the first dogs CCPAL adopted out.